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Caption: Sean and His Girlfriend, Credit: Sonia Duran-Martinez
Seventeen-year-old Sean doesn't consider himself a romantic guy, but he knows girls like romance, and he likes girls, so he sets out to figure out ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:29
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The story of a shy teenager who wanted to meet the man of her dreams. Or at the very least, a straight guy. But some things are easier dreamed than...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 19:49
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What's the very worst way to learn about the birds and the bees from your parents? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 22:02
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Tales of kids with an unbridled passion to hear wedding bells. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episod...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 24:01
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A teenage metal head gets desperate when she can't find any other lesbians in her school. Because, the 80s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 25:07
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What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmort...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 21:30
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
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Kids at Martin Middle School discuss what Dia de los Muertos means to them.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
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What happens when a teenager moves to the other side of the tracks and ends up with all the freedom she could ask for? The Mortified Podcast is a p...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 23:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The tale of a first generation girl stuck between parents who think she's getting out of control and schoolmates who assume she's just a quiet book...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 19:43
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Diaries of a teenager who always seems to fall for guys who just aren't into women.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:46
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Packed in one car, Elaine Manis, her six siblings, and her mother set out on a trip from the small town of Forgan, Oklahoma, to the seaside town of...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:24
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An outspoken goth uses the school newspaper to tell off the popular kids.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 20:16
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Celebrate the misery of Valentines with tales of teenagers who fall for heart-breakers and find themselves asking the age-old question... Why Do I ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 24:06
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Physics, math, canyoning between buildings: Not scary. Finding an apartment, learning how to vote: Scary. How one young woman feels about making th...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:40
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In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 21:24
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This Mortified Mixtape episode is devoted to sensitive teenage guys who aren't afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeves. With a special perform...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 30:15
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A nerdy girl's over the top obsession with the popular boy in school.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 24:13
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Saved AOL chats from the 90s of Tyler, a self-professed nerd and Janelle, his high school crush. Together, they re-hash them, in all their comedic...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:46
  • Purchases: 1
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An incredibly shy teenager overcomes a speech impediment and works up the courage to ask out a girl.

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 19:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The journals of a confused teenager who waffles between his romantic side and his raging hormones.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 20:09
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The diaries of a high school misfit who in an attempt to fit in found herself in a series of epic, embarrassing moments -- culminating at the SATs.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
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The most important meal of the day - breakfast - is no longer a priority among teenagers. Why can't they find the time for golden waffles doused in...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:33
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Katia Hauser explores the intricacies of teenagers having the legal right to make their own medical decisions.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Mina, a high school freshman, has always been bored by love. This year she found an identity that seemed to fit: aromantic. Mina interviews her mom...

  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:05